Compression stockings exert too low pressure on the thigh … cations, experimental and clinical effects of thigh … (a) To reduce side-effects such as pain, inflam-. Compression stockings have some side effects: • They can be uncomfortable when worn all day. • They can be hot.Where can I buy compression stockings?
Compression stockings can be gotten through a prescription or by going to any surgical supply store, drug store, etc. The compression of the stocking varies according to what is being treated. For most routine things, compression around 18 to 30 is sufficient. I rarely prescribe compression stockings, as most can be purchased over the counter.How do you wear compression stockings?
You should wear your compression stockings during the day and take them off before going to bed. Put them on again first thing in the morning. You should be given at least two stockings, or two pairs if you're wearing them on both legs.